The mission of NutraSolutions editorial is to provide solutions for the development and marketing of nutritional products such as functional foods, dietary supplements and other nutraceuticals. Subjects covered include business-challenging issues involving ingredient use, consumer trends, news, regulations, and science-based research.
This section presents health news, new ingredients, research and new products as classified by functional ingredient type. These ingredients include antioxidants; bioactives; botanicals; dietary fiber & prebiotics; fruits, nuts & vegetables; grains & seeds; minerals, nutritional lipids, fats & oils; probiotics; proteins, collagen, amino acids & peptides; and vitamins & vitamin-like products.
This section presents health news, new ingredients, research and new products as classified by functional health benefit. Benefit categories include bone, joint & cosmetic health, cancer risk reduction, cardiovascular health, cognitive & mental health, diabetic health, digestive health, energy & sports performance, immunity enhancement, weight management. There is a “general health” category as well as category for products formulated especially for men, women or children.
Ingredients that are purported to improve health or prevent certain medical conditions continue to have great consumer appeal. From protein enhancement to mineral fortification to collagen peptides—the future focus is on ingredients that promote better overall health.
March 14, 2016
The number of mineral-fortified food and beverages globally increases every year, with a wide range of trending claims.